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Passive seismic techniques for environmentally friendly and cost efficient mineral exploration

Deliverables

Report describing tests of current forms of communication

Forms of communication currently used in the context of mining activities will be evaluated.

Successful extraction of body-wave data

Report on the completion of the retrieval of nodes at the Marathon pilot site.

Report on the physical properties and seismic characteristics of ores and host rocks

The physical properties and seismic characteristics of ores and the geological structures and elastic properties of host rocks will be reported.

Clustering plan with other research projects

Plan describing how PACIFIC will collaborate with other research projects on the same call topic/the same research area funded by Horizon 2020.

Assessment of successful active seismic processing workflows

Report listing and evaluating all currently active seismic processing workflows.

Report on joint events with other research projects in the first year

Report describing events organised or attended with other research projects during the first project year.

Identification of psychological mechanisms

Report identifying psychological mechanisms that contribute to comprehension and (mis)conceptions.

Report comparing best practice in active and passive exploration methods

Comparison of active and passive seismic methods for mineral exploration; definition of best practice to be applied during passive seismic exploration.

Deployment complete

Report describing node deployment at the Marathon pilot site.

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Publications

Train Traffic as a Powerful Noise Source for Monitoring Active Faults With Seismic Interferometry

Author(s): F. Brenguier, P. Boué, Y. Ben‐Zion, F. Vernon, C.W. Johnson, A. Mordret, O. Coutant, P.‐E. Share, E. Beaucé, D. Hollis, T. Lecocq
Published in: Geophysical Research Letters, Issue 46/16, 2019, Page(s) 9529-9536, ISSN 0094-8276
DOI: 10.1029/2019gl083438

Ambient noise multimode Rayleigh and Love wave tomography to determine the shear velocity structure above the Groningen gas field

Author(s): M Chmiel, A Mordret, P Boué, F Brenguier, T Lecocq, R Courbis, D Hollis, X Campman, R Romijn, W Van der Veen
Published in: Geophysical Journal International, Issue 218/3, 2019, Page(s) 1781-1795, ISSN 0956-540X
DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggz237